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Published on May 07, 2012

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital Hosting Older Americans Month Health Series

Community invited to attend sessions on heart health, balance issues and more

Darby, Pa.: May is Older Americans Month. Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital invites the community to attend free health sessions throughout the month, including:

Stroke Awareness with Free Blood Pressure Screenings presented by Kathy Atwell, RN MSN
Monday, May 14
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dine with the Docs: Special Orthopedics Edition: Arthritis Care & Treatment Options featuring a panel of musculoskeletal physicians and experts
Tuesday, May 15
5:00 p.m. (free screenings)
6:00 p.m. (dinner and presentation)

Surviving Spring Allergies presented by Uyen Hoang, DO and Brett Lindgren, DO
Tuesday, May 22
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Dine with the Docs: Heart Disease in the Elderly presented by Mercy Cardiologist Richard Hunn, MD
Wednesday, May 23
6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Healthy Eating in Older Adults presented by Laura Reider, Nutrition Services
Wednesday, May 30
3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Dizziness and Balance Issues: How to Cope as we Age presented by Joann Bevan, MSCCA, Audiologist and featuring Free Balance Screenings
Wednesday, May 30
4:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

All sessions will take place in the hospital’s Norman N. Cohen, MD Auditorium, located at 1500 Lansdowne Avenue.

Registration is preferred by calling 1.877.GO.MERCY (466.3729).

Media Contact

Mary Beth McCloy
Communications Manager

610.567.5443
mmccloy@mercyhealth.org
Monday through Friday
9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
267.928.8607
Before or after normal business hours

Mercy Health System
One West Elm Street
Suite 100
Conshohocken, PA 19428

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